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SPARTANBURG — Clemson alum Taylor Hearn’s participation in a program that made the College Football Playoff three consecutive seasons, including the national championship game twice, proved very attractive to Carolina while the Panthers were on the free agent prowl.
The Walter Camp Football Foundation announced Friday that Clemson defensive linemen Dexter Lawrence and Christian Wilkins have been named to the watch list for the 2018 Walter Camp Player of the Year Award.
The passing earlier this week of Clemson women’s basketball great Barbara Kennedy-Dixon, 58, after a battle with cancer, marked the third former Clemson athlete in nearly four months who died too young — joining Bennie Cunningham and Dwight Clark.
One year after Kelly Bryant stepped in for the departed Deshaun Watson and led Clemson to a third straight ACC championship and College Football Playoff appearance, the Tigers’ starting quarterback job is again a topic of conversation this summer.